As someone who grew up reading newspapers, I simply cannot imagine not having a newspaper in the home. We got the Birmingham News, which was delivered in the afternoon and also the Tupelo Daily Journal that came by mail in the morning. The Monroe Journal places more than 950 papers in eight schools in Monroe […]
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As simple as brick and mortar seem, there’s so much more to what four walls can do. If you’ve seen any of those survival challenge shows on the National Geographic channel, the warmth, shelter and security of what’s within four walls probably pops in your mind as a blessing. For the contestants eagerly braving the […]
Two of the most, if not the two most, quotable speeches in American history – Abraham Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address” and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s “I Have a Dream…” – are both based on racial equality and measure time in scores, or 20 years at a time. Snippets of those speeches, like the Pledge of […]
Parisians with pens in their hands shouted out a message that the pen is mightier than the sword in the wake of last week’s tragedy at satirical French magazine, Charlie Hebdo. A couple of days after “France’s 9-11,” which kept the country on edge for three days and took the lives of 17 people, an […]
The Mississippi Legislature has failed abysmally in funding the Mississippi Adequate Education Program. Fully funding the formula has happened just twice since its inception in 1997 and implementation in 2002. The Legislature’s political posturing has contravened the mandate to ensure that every Mississippi school has the minimum money necessary to perform at an adequate level. […]
The 113th Congress ended the year and its term with a couple of important victories, many of which were long overdue. The “National Defense Authorization Act,” for example, provides an outline of America’s military priorities and national security interests. Its recent passage marked 53 consecutive years of bipartisan cooperation on America’s major defense policy. Like […]
Even though Christmas is two weeks in the past and the tree and decorations are tucked away back in the attic, it already seems like forever ago. Even with a stray Christmas commercial occasionally still airing, it seems like ages before the holiday will return. In the days leading up to Christmas 2014, memories of […]
By Sen. Roger Wicker The Christmas season is a wonderful time to help families in need. In fact, a large portion of charitable giving in America occurs during the month of December. Holiday programs throughout the country provide unique opportunities for Americans to share the gift of Christmas with others. Each year, my staff in […]
Out of who knows how many New Year’s Eves spent partying in one town or another, the story observed from people watching and overhearing conversations is always the same. There are the people shouting foul words describing the year that’s coming to an end and there are the people shouting words of excitement about the […]
- Man accused of killing dog with bow and arrow arrested January 23, 2015
- Conservator approves January agenda January 23, 2015
- Amory man arrested on breaking and entering charge January 27, 2015
- Lady Lions cruise in division road win January 27, 2015
- Amory enters garbage collection service with the county January 28, 2015
- Last-second shot snatches win from Lady Bulldogs January 29, 2015
- Trial date set for Hazzle’s accused discrimination suit January 29, 2015
- Scaggs marks one year in as chamber director January 29, 2015
- Mayors share their goals for 2015 January 29, 2015
- WMA turkey hunting applications being taken January 29, 2015
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- Michael: Wonderful dog? And you know this how? How do yo...
- Michael: You also know nothing of the facts....
- Michael Hontz: Learn some facts before running off at the fingers...
- Sam: Pls don't compare baby's to dogs. I agree animal...